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Poem for the Waiting Child

26 Nov

KISSES IN THE WIND (The Waiting Child’s Lullabye) I hold you in my heart and touch you in my dreams. You are here each day with me, at least that’s how it seems. I know you wonder where we are… what’s taking us so long. But remember child, I love you so and God will keep you strong. Now go

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Poets on Adoption

21 Nov

So you’ve read all of the adoptive parenting books – ranging from attachment to cultural diversity.  Your bookshelf is lined with factual, non-fiction tomes on parenting adopted child.  Then you’ve looked for real-life adoptions stories among the thousands of adoption blogs online.  Once you started a scrapbook or working on announcements, you may have combed through quotes or standard, sometimes

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National Adoption Day

16 Nov

November is celebrated as National Adoption Awareness Month – with the specific day of November 19th designated as National Adoption Day.    While there are many different facets of adoption to be celebrated  – this particular celebration is designed to bring awareness to the many children currently in foster care in hopes of finding them adoptive parents. The idea of promoting

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Bless These Children

04 Nov

Today’s post is a Guest Post from Eileen W., mother to two children adopted from China. The last few blog posts have focused on things that people say to adoptive parents.  As an adoptive parent myself, reading these posts has made me even more aware of my own answers to questions and comments made by strangers or vague acquaintances. Today

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